Police: Man fired shots in the air after argument with girlfriend on Long Island

Otis Williams (Nassau County Police photo)

Police on Long Island say a man fired shots into the air following an argument with his girlfriend on Christmas Eve.

The incident happened in Inwood at 9:08 on Saturday night.

Nassau County Police say Otis Williams, after becoming involved in a verbal argument with his girlfriend, stepped outside his home with a handgun and fired multiple shots into the air.

Police were dispatched to the scene and a subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Williams as well as the recovery of a FEG PMK .380 handgun. No injuries were reported.

Williams is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and prohibited use of a dangerous weapon.
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